Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 10, 2024

MORE SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES FOR MUNCY MAN The Muncy man already jailed on over one thousand sexual assault, and child pornography  charges in Lycoming County, is facing more sexual assault charges after an alleged victim testified in court this week.  According to the Sun Gazette, 55 year old Timothy Stroud, Sr. has been again charged…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 9, 2024

COLLISION INJURES TWO, ONE LIFE FLIGHTED A head on collision yesterday along Route 220 near McElhattan injured both drivers involved.  According to the News Item, Police say one driver was heading in the wrong direction along Route 220 and collided on the northbound side at mile marker 116 around 10:30am causing a serious crash that…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 8, 2024

WILLIAMSPORT FIRE DISPLACES FIVE A two-alarm fire Sunday in Williamsport displaced five people from a four-unit apartment building on West Fourth Street.  According to the Sun Gazette, just after 7pm,  neighbors and witnesses along the street alerted tenants to the fire they saw coming from an air conditioning unit on the second floor.  City firemen…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 5, 2024

FLOOD WATERS IMPACTING AREA ROADS Flooding is still impacting roadways in some area counties.  According to PennDOT, as of last night in South Williamsport, there is still a lane restriction at Second Avenue  between East Second and Sylvan Dell Park Road in the borough.  In Northumberland County, there is a new trouble spot at Route…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 3, 2024

FLOOD WATCH THROUGH TOMORROW FOR NEPA There’s a flood watch in effect through tomorrow morning for Lycoming County and other northeastern Pennsylvania counties according to the National Weather Service.  PennDOT is reporting some flooding this morning in Union County on 8th Street between Valley Road and Route 45 in Mifflinburg Borough.  Beaver Run Road is also…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 2, 2024

SOME CHARGES DROPPED FOR MAN ACCUSED OF DOUBLE HOMICIDE Charges including six counts of forgery and three counts of identity theft have been dismissed against Troy Bailey, Sr., the man in jail as the shooter in the deaths of Alisha Seese and Ronald Dailey Jr. in Williamsport earlier this year,  but will face trial for…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 1, 2024

INVESTIGATION STARTS AFTER BUCKNELL STUDENT DEATH A Bucknell University student was found deceased on campus Saturday but authorities say the death is not being considered suspicious.  According to Bucknell Public safety officers, they were called to conduct a death investigation at 78 University Avenue in Lewisburg.  Later, Bucknell University President John Bravman said in a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 27, 2024

FATAL UNION COUNTY ACCIDENT One man from Lewisburg was killed in a crash yesterday involving two vehicles.  According to the Daily Item, the Union County Coroner said 37 year old Chad Terry was declared deceased at the scene after he was ejected from one of the cars that crashed before 5pm at the 1500 block…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 26, 2024

CRASH CAUSED BY MEDICAL EMERGENCY A truck crash that blocked the northbound lane of  Route 287 in Pine Township last Thursday morning was allegedly caused by a medical emergency.  According to the Sun Gazette, 64 year old  Richard L. Masorti of Flemington was traveling southbound on Route 287 around 11am when he failed to negotiate…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 25, 2024

UNDERCOVER POLICE CHARGE WILLIAMSPORT MAN A Williamsport man was charged with possession with intent to deliver after he sold cocaine to undercover officers at the end of 2023.  According to North Cetntral PA dot com, 32 year old Trevor Daniel Fraboni, 32, exchanged drugs with investigators from  Lycoming County from November of last year to…more »

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